For Your Safety: Be Careful With Fire
Fire Island National Seashore is composed of several vegetation zones capable of sustaining wildland fires. For this reason, open fires are strictly prohibited anywhere within the park's boundaries.
For wilderness camping—by permit only—open fires are prohibited; you must bring and use a backcountry stove for cooking.
Fires are not permitted on the beach.
Did You Know?
Many boating accidents and drownings are alcohol-related. National Park Service rangers and other officers conduct safe boating checks and enforce boating under the influence (BUI) laws on the Great South Bay. More...